The GASGAS Guides

We’re stoked to introduce the GASGAS Guides! – the GASGAS trial riding video tutorial series. Below you’ll find a collection of ‘how-to’ videos, all designed to help you become a better, more confident trial bike rider. No matter if you’re a newcomer to the world of feet-up, stand-up motorcycle sport or an experienced top-level trial competitor looking to improve further, with the help of our GASGAS Factory Racing team riders and brand ambassadors, in each video we share tips and advice that will help you to improve your trial riding.

Albert Cabestany - GASGAS Factory Racing Trial Team Manager

Albert Cabestany

GASGAS Factory Racing Team Manager

Bike Set-Up

set-up

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Handlebar & Controls adjustments

Bike set-up

Setting up the controls on a trial bike is different for every rider because of varying abilities and heights. What's important to know is how to fine tune them as you improve your skills in order to get the very best from your machine. Cabes shows you how.

Fork adjustments

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Fork adjustments

Fork Adjustments

Bike Set-up

There's a lot to take in when it comes to setting up the forks on a trial bike which can be a little daunting, but with these top tips from Albert Cabestany, you'll have them fine tuned in no time at all.

Tires adjustment

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Tires adjustment

Tires preassure adjustment

Bike Set-up

Tyre pressure is incredibly important and needs to be adjusted for each and every ride in order to enjoy perfect grip. This is a must watch video as Cabes shares the settings that he used during his illustrious career in TrialGP.

Beginners

Ride

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What is trial?

Beginners

Trial is art on two wheels! Recommended by many as the best foundation of skills for all offroad motorcycle sports, it teaches you balance, control, and patience. If you can ride trial, you can ride anything!

start off the bike

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Ride trial

Beginners

There's no better feeling than riding a trial bike for the very first time! But before you head out, let Cabes talk you through the basics to ensure that you have a safe introduction to the sport

balance

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How to balance

Beginners

The most important skill needed for trial. In this video you'll learn how to stay calm and how to compensate for the bike moving around beneath you. You'll also discover just how important the clutch is in order to achieve the perfect balance.

Intermediate

obstacles

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Overcome obstacles

Intermediate

Different obstacles call for different techniques in order to master them perfectly. By the end of this must-see episode, you'll know how to use your bike and body as one to clean the most daunting of sections effectively.

Stoppie

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Stoppie

How to stoppie

INTERMEDIATE

Everyone loves a stoppie! The most important thing when learning how to start rolling along on the front wheel is to build up slowly and start small. But as you advance, you'll be surprised by just how useful this skill can be when when you're out riding normal sections.

Section Riding

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Section Riding

Section Riding

INTERMEDIATE

In this must-watch video for trial competitors of all abilities, Cabes explains the importance of walking, inspecting, and deciding upon the best line in a section in order to complete it cleanly and efficiently.

Advanced

rock hopping

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rock hopping

rock hopping

advanced

This advanced technique can really help you conquer some seriously technical terrain. In this episode, Cabes teaches you how to use your suspension to your advantage and stay on top of the rocks, maintain momentum, and clean challenging sections in style!.

Flick turn

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Flick turn

How to flick turn

Advanced

An advanced manoeuvre that once mastered, can save time on a section and not to mention, it looks pretty cool too. Start small, build up step-by-step, and then you'll be impressing your mates in no time!

time limit

Riding with

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Time limit

Advanced

No pressure! Riding within a time limit can be a little daunting, but if you can stay calm and relaxed, select your line in advance and stick to it, you’ll be on your way to cleaning sections in style. Think ahead, plan, and execute!

Albert`s Bike

 

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